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York Daily Record Editor Jim McClure receives Benjamin Franklin Award

York Daily Record/Sunday News Editor Jim McClure, left, received the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Award for Excellence from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

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NewsVroom welcomes a new sponsor

Big thanks to the folks at Beshore and Koller Ford for their strong support of the NewsVroom. As NewsVroom enters its second year of service to York County, Beshore and Koller Ford has signed on as a proud sponsor of … Continue reading

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NewsVroom wins First Place trophy in York Halloween Parade

  York’s 2012 parade had a theme of Health & Fitness and participants were asked to avoid candy and focus on serious stuff. The NewsVroom team opted for silly. We dressed as people who were exercising when the Zombie Apocalypse … Continue reading

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How does the York Daily Record decide how to refer to a transgender person?

Readers have been asking why the York Daily Record refers to a transgender student at Red Lion Area Senior High School as “he,” and by the name Issak Oliver Wolfe, rather than as “she” and the name Sierra Stambaugh.

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The York Daily Record story, as told to a good friend

NOTE: Tonight, I am giving a virtual tour of our newsroom to the Cub Scout pack that my friend’s son is in. We are doing this via Skype on iPad because the boys live in the Philadelphia area. The following … Continue reading

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Does NewsVroom help make the York Daily Record an example for E&P to spotlight?

I just entered a contest by Editor & Publisher for an annual recognition known as “Ten newspapers that do it right.” The entry guidelines are simple: Our March issue will profile what we have long labeled “10 newspapers That Do … Continue reading

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Why York journalists are covering the shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Some readers have noticed that YDR reporter Lauren Boyer and Photographer Chris Dunn have been reporting from Newtown, Conn., this week in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And some are asking why. Why would a … Continue reading

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Newsroom Conversations: Long live the Entertainment Editor

Managing Editor Randy Parker: We’ll never have another day like that in our lifetime (12/12/12). Entertainment Editor Patrick Abdalla: Speak for yourself.

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Three ways that you can be a movie critic right here in York County

How many times have you read a critique of a movie only to ask yourself if that writer sat through the same film you did? These days, there is no reason why your voice cannot be heard by the masses. … Continue reading

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Why The Associated Press remains the York Daily Record gold standard for calling an election

In a few hours, I hope and expect, The Associated Press will tell us who they have projected to win the 2012 presidential election. They will try to be the first in the nation to report this, but so will … Continue reading

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